Mental Health

Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions — disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior. Examples of mental illness include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviors.

Many people have mental health concerns from time to time. But a mental health concern becomes a mental illness when ongoing signs and symptoms cause frequent stress and affect your ability to function.

A mental illness can make you miserable and can cause problems in your daily life, such as at school or work or in relationships. In most cases, symptoms can be managed with a combination of medications and talk therapy (psychotherapy). Please call us. We can help you live a better life.

Patients with mood, anxiety disorders share abnormalities in brain’s control circuit

Patients with mood, anxiety disorders share abnormalities in brain’s control circuit

New research shows for the first time that patients with mood and anxiety disorders share the same abnormalities in regions…

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Cycles of reward: New insight into ADHD treatment

Cycles of reward: New insight into ADHD treatment

Researchers have investigated the actions of the drug in rats. Using dopamine cell recordings, electrochemical monitoring and computer modeling, they…

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Increased depression, suicidal thoughts and stress are reported in patients with chronically itchy skin

Increased depression, suicidal thoughts and stress are reported in patients with chronically itchy skin

Itch is a very common symptom in patients suffering from skin diseases. In a new study on the psychological burden…

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Significantly fewer pregnant women take antidepressants

Significantly fewer pregnant women take antidepressants

A pregnancy is not always a happy event and as many as 10-15% of pregnant women in Denmark have depressive…

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Narcissism can lower stress levels and reduce chances of depression

Narcissism can lower stress levels and reduce chances of depression

People who have grandiose narcissistic traits are more likely to be 'mentally tough,' feel less stressed and are less vulnerable…

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Anti-inflammatory agents can effectively and safely curb major depressive symptoms, study suggests

Anti-inflammatory agents can effectively and safely curb major depressive symptoms, study suggests

Anti-inflammatory agents, such as aspirin/paracetamol, statins, and antibiotics, can safely and effectively curb the symptoms of major depression, finds a…

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Insufficient evidence that medicinal cannabinoids improve mental health

Insufficient evidence that medicinal cannabinoids improve mental health

The most comprehensive analysis of medicinal cannabinoids and their impact on six mental health disorders -- combining 83 studies including…

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In the long run, drugs and talk therapy hold same value for people with depression

In the long run, drugs and talk therapy hold same value for people with depression

Spending an hour in talk therapy with a trained counselor costs much more, and takes more time, than swallowing an…

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Biomarker for schizophrenia can be detected in human hair

Biomarker for schizophrenia can be detected in human hair

Working with model mice, post-mortem human brains, and people with schizophrenia, researchers have discovered that a subtype of schizophrenia is…

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